Service Care Solutions Ltd

Senior Facilities Manager

Service Care Solutions are looking for a Senior Facilities Manager to work within the Lancashire Constabulary on a 3-month initial contract.



Location: Preston

Job role/responsibilities:
To provide leadership, ownership, accountability, and direction across the Facilities Management department to support delivery of the constabulary's strategic aims and objectives.



  • Develop and deliver strategies and policies for all aspects of Facilities Management, ensuring effective compliance in line with regulatory and legislative requirements to meet the needs of the Constabulary and its customers.

  • Provide professional support, guidance, advice and prepare reports for the EFM Executive Leadership Team (ELT), the OPCC, and other Service Users on matters included within the area of responsibilities.

  • Ensure departmental resilience by providing cover for other departmental managers and making business decisions in their absence as agreed by the Head of Department

  • Contribute to the development of effective and efficient property portfolio and services, including build, acquisition, and disposal of property, building replacement and capital investment plan.

  • Be responsible for leading, daily management and function of the Facilities Management department.

  • To be responsible for performance management across the Facilities Management department, including but not limited to SLAs, specifications, procurement, and contract management.

  • Be responsible for leading, overall management, monitoring and compliance across the range of FM services force wide.

  • Manage, monitor, review, and report on contracted service functions across the Force within own area of responsibility.

  • Ensure that appropriate policies and procedures are in place with regards to Business Continuity.


Knowledge/Experience required:



  • Experience of a managing a high quality, measurable, customer focused business support service.

  • Experience of formulating and developing strategies, policies, and procedures.

  • Experience of contract management and tendering processes in line with established Force procurement practices and frameworks.

  • An understanding of capital accounting, use of Red Book valuations and RICS service charges code of practice.

  • Experience of managing and knowledge of RICS GP Surveying, compliant valuations, including asset, market, and insurance.

  • Experience of preparing and delivering management information, briefings, and reports.

  • Negotiating and influencing with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.


Qualifications required:



  • Degree in Business or Facilities Management or equivalent qualification.

  • Qualification in a relevant Health and Safety area, e.g.

    IOSH or NEBOSH.

  • Membership of professional body (e.g.

    IWFM, CIOB).

  • Evidence of Continuous Professional Development.


If you are interested in this role or want further discussion, please contact Lewis O'Donnell either via email: lewis.odonnell@servicecare.org.uk or tel: 01772208962.

Alternatively, if you have any friend or colleagues that might be interested, please feel free to refer them as we a have a referral scheme in place of up to £250.


  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 3 Months
  • Rate: Up to £27.67 per hour
  • Location: City of Preston, England
  • Type: Contract
  • Industry: Public_Sector
  • Recruiter: Service Care Solutions Ltd
  • Contact: Lewis O'Donnell
  • Tel: 01772 208 962
  • Fax: 01772 471473
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  • Posted: 2024-05-21 14:48:49 -

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